Medical Marijuana Doctor

Compassionate Care Consultants
Est. 2016

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Compassionate Care Consultants

Premier Medical Marijuana Doctor

Compassionate Care Consultants is proud to be the leading medical marijuana doctor serving residents of Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York and Mississippi. It is family owned and operated. Our mission is helping patients find relief from a variety of medical conditions.

Get Your Medical Marijuana Card in PA, MD, NY, MS

If you are looking for a MMJ card in Pittsburgh or any where in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, or Mississippi, look no further!

Owner & Medical Director, Alex Yazhbin, M.D. (Doc Y.)

Alex Yazhbin, M.D. (Doc Y.), is owner and medical director of Compassionate Care Consultants and an approved Medical Marijuana Practitioner. He personally sees most patient and carefully discusses both benefits and risks of medical marijuana as well as cannabinoids, side effects and tailors a safety regimen for each patient to keep them safe and worry-free.

We created a simple process for our patients to be fully certified. Our team are available on the phone to answer questions on how to obtain a medical marijuana card legally. Just call us at 484-320-6550 for a free pre-qualification.

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Book an appointment for your medical marijuana evaluation.
We are accepting new patients!

Medical Marijuana Card Renewal from other practice are welcome!

Call us at (484) 320-6550 or click below to schedule your appointment online.

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Get Your PA Medical Marijuana Card in 4 Simple Steps

Step 1: Book an Appointment

Schedule an appointment to be evaluated by Pennsylvania Department of Health Medical Marijuana approved practitioner. If you are unsure about the qualification, give us a call and one of our compassionate staff will be happy to help you. Once you made an appointment, go to the Pennsylvania Department of Health Medical Marijuana Program to register and obtain a patient ID number. If you are unable to do this, our team will help you with the registration.

Click here to make an appointment online or call (484) 320-6550 to book an appointment now.

Step 2: Medical Marijuana Evaluation

All consultations are done at the comfort of your home or wherever you are via telemedicine. During your appointment, you’ll speak with our experienced MMJ Doctor for 10 to 15 minutes who will review your medical records. At the end of the consultation, you will receive an email from the state that you are now certified and may proceed in ordering your MMJ card.

For patients suffering from anxiety disorder and/or PTSD who does not have supporting documents showing the diagnosis are welcome in our practice.

Step 3: Pay for your Card

Log in back to your PADOHMMP account and pay $50 for your MMJ card. Discounted rate is offered by the state for those who participate in the Medical Marijuana Assistance Program. Once you are paid, the state will mail your card within 2 to 3 weeks.

Step 4: Visit Dispensary

You may visit any dispensary in the state to purchase medical marijuana once you receive your card. Click here for the dispensary list.

Pennsylvania Qualifying Conditions

✓ Anxiety Disorder

✓ Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

✓ Autism

✓ Cancer, including remission therapy

✓ Crohn’s disease

✓ Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord) with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, and other associated neuropathies

✓ Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders

✓ Epilepsy

✓ Glaucoma

✓ HIV / AIDS

✓ Huntington’s disease

✓ Inflammatory bowel disease

✓ Intractable seizures

✓ Multiple sclerosis

✓ Neurodegenerative diseases

✓ Neuropathies

✓ Opioid use disorder for which conventional therapeutic interventions are contraindicated or ineffective, or for which adjunctive therapy is indicated in combination with primary therapeutic interventions

✓ Parkinson’s disease

✓ Post-traumatic stress disorder

✓ Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain

✓ Sickle cell anemia

✓ Terminal illness

✓ Tourette’s Syndrome

✓ Multiple sclerosis

Trusted & Proven in Excellence

Pennsylvania’s Most Credible Medical Marijuana Doctors

Our stellar reviews are a reflection of our full commitment to our patients. We are family owned and operated, and treat everyone as such.

Tamra
Tamra
September 25, 2022.
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Amy Ondriezek
Amy Ondriezek
June 25, 2022.
We use them for my husband for his MMJ care, and they are amazing - thorough, respectful, and proactive. They handle everything, down to reminder appointments & they always are easy to get in touch with for questions of any sort. Wonderful office!

PA Medical Marijuana FAQ. If you can’t find the answer answer here, call us at 484-320-6550.

1. How much is the evaluation cost?

It is $200 for initial evaluation and renewal is $150. We offer discounted rates if you pay your appointment ahead of time. Veterans also get a discount.

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2. Does depression qualify in PAMMJ program?

While anxiety disorder does qualify, depression is not a qualifying condition in the PA MMJ program.

3. Is the appointment in person or through video call/telemedicine?

All appointments for medical marijuana card is telemedicine.

4. Does the evaluation cost include the mmj card?

After you are approved by our medical marijuana doctor, you can pay your card by logging in to your PADOHMMP account. Cost of the card is from zero to $50 depending on your eligibility.

5. I want to apply for a medical marijuana card. How do I start?

Call us at (484) 320-6550 and we can help you get started to be in the program. Alternatively, you can book an appointment online.

6. Do you perform drug testing as part of the evaluation process and to keep the card active?

No, we do not do drug testing to evaluate you for medical marijuana.

7. I don’t smoke, how can I use medical marijuana once I got certified?

Medical marijuana dispensaries in PA have other forms like tinctures, vaporizers, topicals and tablets/capsules.

8. How long will I receive my card?

After paying for your medical marijuana ID card, you’ll receive it by mail within 7 to 10 business days.

9. I have been suffering from anxiety but I don’t have a record showing it. Can I still be evaluated for the program?

If you are unable to obtain your records or have no official document showing anxiety, our office also offers mental health evaluation.

10. Do you take insurance?

Currently, medical marijuana is a Schedule 1 substance and insurance companies do not cover it. We’ll be happy to provide you receipts if you want to try to be reimbursed by your insurance company for this evaluation.

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